Player news from R20 of 2016: Melbourne vs Hawthorn

Max Gawn (144/159): Set up the Dee win with complete ruck dominance… 41 hit outs… also 16 disposals and 11 marks with 5 tackles… 1.2 as well. First ruck.

Jack Viney (134/126): Tagging Mitchell
Viney contributed with 39 possessions, 5 grabs and 8 tackles.
Nathan Jones (126/120): Massive in Q3 as the Demons surged… 30 possessions and 3 marks plus 11 tackles… 0.1 as well. Leading the Dees inside midfield.

Dom Tyson (123/107): Playing in midfield
Tyson contributed with 30 possessions, 7 grabs, 3 tackles and 2.0 on the scoreboard.
Jack Watts (91/103): Starting forward on Stratton
Watts contributed with 17 disposals, 6 grabs, 2 tackles and 3.1 on the scoreboard.
Tom McDonald (87/106): At FB on McEvoy
McDonald contributed with 20 possessions, 6 grabs and 4 tackles.
Oscar McDonald (85/82): Standing O’Brien
McDonald contributed with 23 touches, 6 marks and 3 tackles.
Clayton Oliver (84/91): Playing midfield
Oliver added 23 disposals and 9 tackles.
Bernie Vince (79/94): Had his nose rearranged by the shoulder of Sicily in Q2… 27 disposals and 2 marks. Playing in midfield.

Tomas Bugg (75/83): Playing small defender
Bugg contributed with 19 possessions, 4 marks and booted 2.0.
Billy Stretch (75/71): Starting on a wing
Stretch contributed with 22 possessions, 3 marks, 2 tackles and booted 1.0.
James Harmes (72/67): Lurking in defence
Harmes contributed with 22 touches, 2 grabs and 3 tackles.
Dean Kent (70/67): Starting at half forward
Kent contributed with 19 possessions, 5 grabs and managed 1.0.
Aaron Vandenberg (67/62): Playing third tall forward on Heatherley
Vandenberg contributed with 14 possessions, 6 grabs, 2 tackles and managed 1.0.
Sam Frost (63/55): Third tall defender on Sicily
Frost contributed with 16 disposals, 5 grabs, 4 tackles and 3 frees against.
Neville Jetta (60/52): Starting in defence
Jetta contributed with 16 disposals, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Angus Brayshaw (55/49): Playing outside midfield
Brayshaw contributed with 16 disposals, 3 marks and managed 1.1.
Christian Petracca (51/62): Starting on a HFF
Petracca contributed with 12 possessions, 3 marks, 3 tackles and 1.0.
Sam Weideman (50/56): First game… 2.0 from 13 possessions and 3 marks. Starting deep forward on Brand.

Cameron Pedersen (47/51): Playing forward on Gibson… 1.1 from 11 possessions and 5 marks. Late replacement for Jesse Hogan.

Jayden Hunt (43/40): First goal… 13 possessions and 2 marks plus 1.0. Starting at halfback.

Jeff Garlett (41/33): Playing a FP role
Garlett added 13 disposals and 3 marks.
Cyril Rioli (123/135): Starting in a FP
Rioli contributed with 15 disposals, 5 marks, 12 tackles and 4.1.
Jordan Lewis (98/90): Playing inside midfield
Lewis contributed with 24 disposals, 5 grabs, 5 tackles, 4 taps and kicked 0.1.
Luke Hodge (95/94): Groin soreness in Q1… 27 touches and 5 marks plus 3 tackles… 0.1 as well. Mostly loose in defence.

Isaac Smith (95/101): Starting on a wing
Smith contributed with 26 possessions, 4 marks and kicked 2.0.
Jack Gunston (91/89): Starting on a HFF
Gunston contributed with 16 possessions, 6 marks, 3 tackles and 2.4.
Shaun Burgoyne (88/84): Moving all over the ground playing roles
Burgoyne contributed with 19 disposals, 4 marks, 6 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Brendan Whitecross (78/64): Starting on a HFF
Whitecross contributed with 16 disposals, 7 grabs and 4 tackles.
Sam Mitchell (72/78): Tagged by Viney… 27 disposals and 3 tackles. Leading the inside midfield group.

Grant Birchall (67/66): Coming off a HBF
Birchall added 19 possessions and 4 marks.
Bradley Hill (64/50): Starting on a wing
Hill contributed with 13 possessions, 4 marks, 5 tackles and 0.2.
Jono O’Rourke (62/51): Playing outside midfield
O’Rourke contributed with 14 possessions, 3 marks and 4 tackles.
Josh Gibson (57/55): Right ankle twisted in a tackle in Q1… 16 touches and 4 marks plus 3 tackles. Starting at halfback on Pedersen.

Kurt Heatherley (54/57): First game… standing Vandenberg… 11 disposals and 6 marks with 2 tackles. Late replacement for James Frawley.

Will Langford (52/51): Rotating through jobs in midfield
Langford contributed with 12 possessions, 2 marks and 4 tackles.
Ben McEvoy (51/50): Starting deep forward on Tom McDonald with stints in ruck
McEvoy contributed with 6 possessions, 2 marks, 4 tackles and 15 hit outs.
Jonathon Ceglar (51/54): First ruck
Ceglar contributed with 6 touches, 2 marks, 18 ruck taps and 2.0.
Luke Breust (49/57): Starting deep forward
Breust added 13 touches and 3 tackles.
James Sicily (49/43): Third tall forward on Frost
Sicily contributed with 12 touches, 3 grabs, 2 tackles and kicked 0.1.
Kaiden Brand (46/54): Standing Weideman
Brand added 12 disposals and 3 tackles.
Taylor Duryea (41/46): Returns to defence this week
Duryea added 11 touches and 3 tackles.
Tim O’Brien (32/40): Playing tall forward on Oscar McDonald… switched back in Q4
O’Brien contributed with 5 touches, 2 marks and 1.1 on the scoreboard.
Ben Stratton (21/20): Left shoulder knock in Q2… iced up at HT… 3 marks and 4 disposals. At CHB on Watts.

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